Kate Middleton’s wedding dress remembered as she celebrates wedding anniversary with Prince William
29 April 2019, 15:38
Kate Middleton had one of the most iconic wedding dresses of all time when she wed Prince William eight years ago.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge married in 2011 at Westminster Abbey, and have since gone on to welcome three children; Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.
Kate and Wills’ wedding day was on of the biggest of all time, making Kate’s wedding dress one of the most iconic gowns of all time.
From the design to the accessories, we take remember the beautiful gown.
What did Kate Middleton’s wedding dress look like and who designed it?
Kate Middleton looked like the perfect Princess on her wedding day.
After months of speculation over the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress, Kate finally revealed the stunning number to the crowd when she stepped out at Westminster Abbey on April 29th 2011.
Kate’s gown was an Alexander McQueen gown, designed by Sarah Burton and was a modern take on royal tradition.
Prince William’s wife’s gown had an ivory satin bodice, which pinched the Duchess in at the waist, showing off her incredible figure.
The skirt of the dress was padded at the hips, a design choice made famous by Alexander McQueen.
Kate’s bridal train, which was carried by her sister Pippa Middleton on the big day, is believed to have been around 8.85 feet long.
Kate Middleton’s wedding tiara
For the big day, Kate wore one of the Queen’s tiaras.
The Duchess wore the Cartier halo tiara, which was gifted to Queen Elizabeth II when she turned 18.
Kate Middleton’s flowers, veil and jewellery
Kate’s wedding bouquet was designed by Shane Connolly.
The bouquet included hyacinth and lily of the valley as well as mertle and sweet William.
The view was hand-crafted at the Royal School of Neddlework.
Kate wore only drop earrings in terms of jewellery on the day, which were gifted to her from her parents.